May 2018 Blog Posts (72)

La CITATION du JEUDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to master the secrets of the French language so that you can make conversation even if you are a beginner, and inspire your friends with your confidence?

Here is your Thursday's quote, a fun start to your practice:

« La mer est un espace de…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 31, 2018 at 2:19pm — No Comments


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Free screening of French Comedy LE GRAND RESTAURANT this Friday at Central Park #FilmsOnTheGreen

LE GRAND RESTAURANT

Directed by Jacques Besnard, 1966, 1h35

With Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Maria-Rosa Rodriguez



During a dinner at the "Grand Restaurant,” a South American head of state mysteriously disappears. The boss, Mr. Septime…

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Added by Nathalie Charles on May 30, 2018 at 7:10pm — No Comments

How to easily master the French pronunciation in 4 days

It took me 730 hours – it can take you ONLY 4!

So, I love driving, and the time spent in the car, driving between my French classes could be put at good use.

Don’t take me wrong, I did have a language coach who helped me with my English pronunciation, but she moved on…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 30, 2018 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Le VERBE du MARDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to feel more confident not just knowing what verbs to use in French but using them in all the tenses so that you can feel confident when you speak with the natives?

Let's practice some verbs for conversation, and get immersion-ready!

The verb of…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 29, 2018 at 11:43pm — No Comments

Guy Boulianne dans le Dictionnaire des poètes d'ici de 1606 à nos jours

Je me souviens du jour où M. Réginald Hamel me téléphona aux petites heures du matin pour m’annoncer que mon nom figurerait en tant que poète dans la seconde édition du Dictionnaire des poètes d’ici de 1606 à nos jours, un ouvrage de 1360 pages qui serait publié aux éditions Guérin en…

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Added by Editions Dédicaces on May 29, 2018 at 12:32am — No Comments

...the signifying Monkey says: ...vote for Billy's band in the Blues Blast Music Awards.

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..the signifying Monkey says: ...vote for the Billy Jones Band.

Funky Blues & Southern Soul - volume 1
for the 2018 Blues Blast Magazine Music Awards.…
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Added by billy jones bluez on May 28, 2018 at 8:48pm — No Comments

La CONVERSATION du LUNDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Are you dreaming to make conversation in French when you go to Paris?

Even if you make mistakes, conversation is the way you can master the French language.

Today's conversation starter: « Quel poisson aimez-vous manger ? » (What fish do you like to…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 28, 2018 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Q&A Français SUNDAY

Bon dimanche, les entrepreneurs !

Do you want to master the secrets of the French conversation, so that you can make conversation even if you are a beginner, and inspire your friends with your confidence?

Take advantage of today's Q&A Français Sunday!

Please WRITE in the…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 27, 2018 at 4:56pm — No Comments

How to have the perfect French immersion retreat in Paris

So, do you want to become a fluent French speaker so that you can have the great accomplishment of speaking a second language?

Want to impress and inspire your family and friends, by showing them that, with some focus in the right direction, being bilingual doesn’t have to be that…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 26, 2018 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Le FUN du SAMEDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Je vais passer la journée dans le port :)

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR FUN THIS SATURDAY?

Tell me in the comments below - in French (yes, please use a dictionary! :) ).

P.S.

Immerse yourself as you FINALLY reach your dream of becoming bilingual, learn…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 26, 2018 at 7:12pm — No Comments

How to write and speak French like a native

So, is your goal to write and speak French like a native?

You’re not alone.

Sara joined the Parisian French Conversationalist Facebook Group – Club J’Ouellette, and this is how she introduced herself:

“Hello! My name is Sara. I guess I’m a French beginner. I’m studying French for my field…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 25, 2018 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Le MOT du VENDREDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to have a flawless pronunciation so that you are mistaken for a native and be easily understood by French speakers all over the world?

Here's the word of the week: VERRERIE

Attention to the pronunciation of the first and second E - it's tricky for…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 25, 2018 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Le MOT du VENDREDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to have a flawless pronunciation so that you are mistaken for a native and be easily understood by French speakers all over the world?

Here's the word of the week: VERRERIE

Attention to the pronunciation of the first and second E - it's tricky for…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 25, 2018 at 8:12pm — No Comments

3 ways to ditch fear when you make French conversation

So, are you afraid to make a fool of yourself when you try your first conversation in French?

You are not alone, mon ami.

We all felt at some point that we’d rather shut up than trying to put foreign words together – I know it happened to me when I started to learn Italian, because I felt I didn’t…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 24, 2018 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Teachers needed in New York

Several schools are actively looking for teachers. Please share these announcements with your contacts…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on May 24, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

La CITATION du JEUDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to master the secrets of the French language so that you can make conversation even if you are a beginner, and inspire your friends with your confidence?

Here is your Thursday's quote, a fun start to your practice:

« Le courage, c'est de…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 24, 2018 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Are French genders a challenge for you? Watch this!

So, are the French genders hard for you?

Do you always guess, and most of the times you don’t get it right?

Genders seem to be a very popular topic among francophiles.

In English, nouns don’t have genders, so it may be difficult to adjust to the French way.

However,…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 23, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

This is the point where you'll be good in French

So, are you wondering what it takes to be good in French?

You’re not alone.

I received this question in the Duolingo French Facebook group:

“At what point do you think a person can say they started becoming good in French?

1. Is it good to be able to…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 22, 2018 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Le VERBE du MARDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to feel more confident not just knowing what verbs to use in French but using them in all the tenses so that you can feel confident when you speak with the natives?

Let's practice some verbs for conversation, and get immersion-ready!

The verb of…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 22, 2018 at 8:46pm — No Comments

There's a surprise waiting for you in the Versailles gardens

So, have you ever been in an immersion retreat, only you and your teacher or your coach?

Did you ever have 100% of their attention for yourself, for 7 days in a row?

If not, you will find below how a French immersion retreat in Paris 1:1 works.

For now, I’ll just say that, in his…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 22, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

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